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OPENINGS FOR 2018-2019

Employer
Loyola Marymount University
Location
California, United States
Salary
Not specified
Posted date
Aug 15, 2017

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Other Communications, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
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Full Time
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OPENINGS FOR 2018-2019

 Loyola Marymount University (LMU), founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific, LMU is one of the nation’s 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves over 6,000 undergraduates and over 2,000 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law.

LMU seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.)

LMU is currently seeking applications for the following faculty positions to begin August 15, 2018. All positions are at the Tenure-Track Assistant Professor level unless otherwise specified. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with background and experience.

SEAVER COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

The Department of Biology invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. One position is in the area of Animal Physiology, and a second position is in the area of Ecology. A Ph.D. in biology or related fields is required, post-doctoral experience is preferred. In addition to excellent teaching, the successful candidates will establish active and sustained research programs in their area involving undergraduate students. Animal Physiology: The successful candidate will teach lower-division biology lecture or lab, upper-division vertebrate physiology with lab, and may develop other electives courses within area of expertise to fill departmental needs. Complete applications include a letter of application, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy within an institution such as LMU, a description of research accomplishments and proposed goals, selected publications, and 3 letters of recommendation. Letters should be emailed to Dr. Kam Dahlquist, chair of the Animal Physiology search committee, at kdahlquist@lmu.edu. Address questions to Dr. Dahlquist, as well. Ecology: The successful candidate will teach lower-division biology lecture or lab, upper-division ecology with lab including a field component, and may develop other electives courses within area of expertise to fill departmental needs. Complete applications include a letter of application, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy within an institution such as LMU, a description of research accomplishments and proposed goals, selected publications, and 3 letters of recommendation. Letters should be emailed to Dr. Martina Ramirez, chair of the Ecology search committee, at mramirez@lmu.edu. Address questions to Dr. Ramirez, as well. The Biology Department is housed in the new Life Sciences Building (completed in 2015), including new lab facilities, and a vivarium including an IACUC for vertebrate research. Synergy in research and teaching is enhanced by opportunities such as the CURES Center for Urban Resilience. Applicants with prior relevant teaching experience are encouraged to include student and/or peer evaluation information. Apply online at https://jobs.lmu.edu. Review of completed applications will begin October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, maintaining an active program of scholarship, and engaging in university service. Applicants are expected to have completed a Ph.D. or comparable terminal degree in mathematics, statistics, mathematics education, or a related field by Fall 2018. The position will have an emphasis in such areas as algebra, analysis, data science, discrete mathematics, or probability. LMU is committed to broadening the participation of students in STEM fields and applicants are encouraged to describe in their letter of interest their experience, demonstrated ability, or interest in teaching/mentoring underrepresented students to promote inclusion and diversity in the mathematical sciences. Faculty in the department work in many areas of pure and applied mathematics in an atmosphere of mutual respect and collegiality. The normal teaching load is 9-units per semester with the possibility of a reduced teaching load in the first two years; additional information about the dept. is available online at http://cse.lmu.edu/department/math/. Salary is competitive and commensurate with background and experience. LMU provides comprehensive benefit offerings and robust support for faculty. For more information about our programs visit http://admin.lmu.edu/hr/benefits/medicaldentalvisioncoverage/ and http://academics.lmu.edu/ofd/newfacultyorientation/ which links to the latest Faculty Resource Guide. A complete application consists of a letter of interest, CV, statement on teaching philosophy, a description of the applicant’s current scholarship program, and 3 letters of recommendation at least one of which addresses the applicant’s teaching. Screening of applications will begin December 1, 2017. Applicants attending the 2018 Joint Mathematics Meetings in January should indicate this in their letter of interest. Apply online at www.mathjobs.org/jobs. Address questions to Dr. Blake Mellor, Hiring Committee Chair, at Blake.Mellor@lmu.edu or (310) 338-5775.

The Department of Physics seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physics in the field of Biophysics (experimental, theoretical, or computational). Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics at the time of employment. The successful candidate will help spearhead the department’s initiative to expand its curriculum by developing an undergraduate Biophysics program, as well as enhance interdisciplinary connections within the College of Science & Engineering. In addition, he/she will be expected to develop a research program in Biophysics that can involve undergraduates. The successful candidate will also teach undergraduate physics courses at all levels and contribute to the University Core (e.g., courses for non-majors). LMU faculty also contribute to service at the Department, College, and University levels. Please submit a CV, list of publications, description of research interests, and statement of teaching philosophy, online at https://jobs.lmu.edu. The applicant will also arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent to physics@lmu.edu (subject line: “Tenure-Track search”). For full consideration, completed applications should be received by December 1, 2017.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in all areas of mechanical engineering. Successful candidates will be dedicated to: 1) teaching and mentoring a diverse student body and creating engaging learning environments in a broad range of mechanical engineering courses, 2) developing a thriving research program that involves undergraduate and graduate students, 3) participating in shared governance through involvement in service, and 4) supporting the mission and identity of LMU. Candidates are required to have earned a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related field by August 2018. Ideal candidates will have also earned a BS in mechanical engineering. The department is committed to delivering a high-quality, practice-oriented curriculum to an increasingly diverse student population. Candidates must submit a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy that includes a list of courses the candidate would like to teach, a statement of research objectives, and a list of 3 professional references. Application materials must be submitted online at https://jobs.lmu.edu/. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment is expected to begin on August 15, 2018. Questions regarding this position can be directed to the Department Chair at Matt.Siniawski@lmu.edu.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a tenure-track position in biochemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates with strong evidence of biochemistry training that are capable of conducting multi-disciplinary research with undergraduate students are highly desired. A Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, or closely related field is required. The successful candidate will teach and mentor a diverse student body and is expected to teach biochemistry lecture and laboratory courses, upper-division electives within the candidate’s area of expertise, and other courses as necessary to fill departmental needs. The ability to teach physical chemistry is also desirable. In addition to excellent teaching, the successful candidate is expected to establish an active research program that will include undergraduate students, exposing them to current biochemistry research techniques. To learn more about LMU and the Department, visit www.lmu.edu and http://cse.lmu.edu/department/chemistry. Apply online at https://jobs.lmu.edu. Letters of recommendation should be emailed to Dr. David Moffet, Chair of the Biochemistry Search Committee, care of Laura Eklund at Laura.Eklund@lmu.edu. Address questions to Dr. Moffet at david.moffet@lmu.edu or (310) 338-4400. Review of completed applications will begin October 2, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

SCHOOL OF FILM AND TELEVISION

The Department of Production is seeking a qualified creative producer to join its faculty. The position is “Open Rank” (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor), with rank determined by the selected candidate’s qualifications. This full-time, tenure-track faculty role offers competitive salary and benefits. Candidates may be from the academy or industry (Hollywood, Independent, or International). Industry professionals should have significant experience (five years or more) of producing projects in the Cinematic Arts (films, television films, serialized TV shows, and emerging media formats). The chosen candidate will help our students understand how to manage a film set, as well as the process of developing creative ideas into finished projects prepared for market exploitation. Qualifications: must demonstrate an understanding of cinematic storytelling, script development, rights acquisition, pitching, budgeting, packaging, marketing, talent acquisition and management, distribution and exhibition; university-level teaching experience preferred; entrepreneurial skills, including finance and business development a plus; knowledge and experience with social media, including marketing, crowd funding and audience development a plus; MFA in Production and/or Media Arts or a closely related field by the time of appointment preferred but not required. Responsibilities: teach from among the following established graduate and undergraduate courses: Script Analysis, Development, Pre-Production Management, Producing, Mentoring and Post Graduate Transitions; provide leadership in creating additional producing courses; teach the required full time teaching load of three (3) courses per semester; continue creative work/scholarship; and provide service to the University. To apply: email curriculum vitae, cover letter, and personal statement including your teaching philosophy to the search committee at sftvsearch@lmu.edu. Please include “creative producer” in the subject line. Deadline: Preference will be given to applications submitted prior to November 15th. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Screenwriting invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions. These positions offer competitive salaries and benefits. Candidates may be from the academy or industry (Hollywood, Independent, or International) and should have significant credits/experience (five years or more) in one of the following specialties: long-form and television projects or short form writing on multiple platforms. Additional qualifications: MFA or MA in Screenwriting or a closely related field by the time of appointment (required); university-level teaching experience (required); experience creating/administrating programs that prepare students to transition into the industry (preferred).

Responsibilities: teach from among the established courses on the graduate and undergraduate level and provide leadership in creating additional writing courses; teach the required full time teaching load of three (3) courses per semester; lead extra-curricular initiatives; mentor and advise students; continue creative work/scholarship; and provide service to the University. 
Long-form applicants must have significant credits/experience writing long-form (feature and adaptation) and/or television (1/2 hour and/or 1 hour formats). Applicants can also be well-versed in short-form writing. We are looking for a particular expertise in character development to help our students understand and synthesize dynamic characters for the traditional industry platforms of film and television. A general background in producing and/or physical production is preferred.
Short-form applicants must have significant credits/experience writing short-form projects on at least two of the following platforms: Digital, Social Media, New Media, Cable Television, and Video-game Writing. The chosen candidate will help our students understand the multitude of new and emerging platforms and how to write dynamic, dramatic content that serves the industry’s changing landscape. Skill in traditional Feature and Television writing is a plus. A general background in producing and/or physical production is also preferred. The selected candidate will teach from among the following established courses on the graduate and undergraduate level: Storytelling for the Screen, Pilot Writing for Web Series, Writing Digital Entertainment, Sketch Writing, Videogame Writing, Writing for Production. Additionally, the candidate will provide leadership in creating additional writing courses.

Applications for Screenwriting Positions
Applicants should electronically submit their materials by January 12, 2018 to sftvsearch@lmu.edu and reference either “short-form” or long-form” in the subject line to reference the position to which they are applying. Applications should include the following: A cover letter addressed to the Chair, Screenwriting Search Committee which identifies your teaching philosophy, professional expertise and why you see yourself as a good fit for LMU; A Curriculum Vitae; A list of references which should cover both professional and teaching experience. Review of dossiers and short list interviews will be scheduled in early 2018.

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

The School of Education is conducting a cluster hire seeking three tenure-track faculty who understand diversity, and the experiences of people of color and low socio-economic status.

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education seeks a tenure-track Faculty with in-depth knowledge of Teacher Preparation. The candidate will serve as an Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Specific areas of competency should include: PK-12 urban and inclusive teacher education in public, non-public, and charter schools; cultural diversity; PK-12 content area(s): STEM, Social Studies, Inclusion, Curriculum/Instruction, ELD, or Educational Assessment. Applicants should have knowledge of special education and inclusion. A record of research, publications, and external funding is required. The Faculty will also teach courses and support all facets of learning environment consistent with the University and School mission. The Faculty will encourage a culture of learning that values mutual responsibility, ethics, respect, life-long learning, and personal and professional development. Qualifications include an earned doctorate in Education, Elementary/Secondary/Special Education, or related field. A minimum of 3 years PK-12 teaching experience is desired. Preferred candidates should also evidence the ability to teach and support all candidates at the graduate level, including familiarity with a variety of teaching modalities and online instruction. Applicants should have a professional interest that aligns with the University and School of Education mission of offering multicultural and social justice education. For information regarding key job elements, please go to https://jobs.lmu.edu/

The Department of Specialized Programs in Urban Education and the Department of Educational Leadership are seeking two tenure-track faculty with in-depth knowledge of educational policy and quantitative research methodology. The candidates will serve as an Assistant Professor in either the Department of Specialized Programs in Urban Education or the Department of Educational Leadership. The Assistant Professor should be able to guide students in conducting independent quantitative research. Candidates should have an established record of research and publication as well as a history of successful acquisition of external funding. The candidate will be able to prepare teachers and leaders to effectively work in education settings that include cultural diversity, students with disabilities, English learners, or gifted and talented. The Faculty will also teach courses and support all facets of learning environment consistent with the University and School mission. The Faculty will encourage a culture of learning that values mutual responsibility, ethics, respect, life- long learning, and personal and professional development. Qualifications include an earned doctorate in Education Policy, Quantitative Methods, Research Methods, or a related field. Applicants should have at least three years of teaching experience, including evidence of successful teaching at the graduate level, guiding students in individual research. Successful acquisition of external funding, and successful teaching or leadership experience in an urban school that is socio-economically and culturally diverse is preferred. Preferred candidates should evidence the ability to teach and support all candidates at the graduate level, including familiarity with a variety of teaching modalities and online instruction. Applicants should have a professional interest that aligns with the University and School of Education mission of offering multicultural and social justice education. For information regarding key job elements, please go to https://jobs.lmu.edu/

For all applications, please submit: Cover Letter, Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Three References (contact information only). All applicants can apply online at the LMU Human Resources website: https://jobs.lmu.edu/. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

BELLARMINE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

The Department of English invites applications for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Journalism. Ph.D. preferred or a closely related field (or equivalent), successful undergraduate teaching, a record of publication and/or authorship of film/video/audio/digital work, and experience in the profession are required. Experience in and critical knowledge of the technology and content of multiple media, expertise in covering communities traditionally underserved by media in general, and a concern for ethical issues that confront journalists in the digital era are required.  We are looking for a candidate qualified to help us strengthen and increase the visibility of our social justice grounded Journalism Minor and help expand our program. Interest in teaching courses that could be cross-listed with any of our interdisciplinary programs such as African-American Studies, Chicano/Latino Studies, Environmental Studies, or Urban Studies would be preferred. The normal teaching load would be two or three 4-unit courses per semester (2-2-2-3 courses per semester over two years), including Core courses and Journalism courses.  Candidates should have an interest in helping students develop as local and global citizens through, for example, experiential learning assignments, community-engagement, and/or immersion experiences. Experience with or interest in digital pedagogies or integrating technology in teaching in ways that enhance student learning would be considered an asset. To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and three pieces of journalism published in print, digital, audio, video, or film format, or articles on media and/or journalism in scholarly publications, by November 15, 2017. Application materials (in pdf format) should be emailed to JournalismPosition@LMU.edu (preferred) or to mailing address: Dr. Evelyn McDonnell; Director, Journalism Program; Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Drive, Suite 3800; Los Angeles, CA  90045.

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for three faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. 2-2-2-3 course load over 4 semesters.  Undergraduate and MA-level teaching. Salary competitive. The department is also particularly interested in candidates with the ability to contribute to one or more of our interdisciplinary programs, such as African American Studies, Chicano/a and Latino/a Studies, or Urban Studies.

AOSComparative Philosophy.  AOCOpen.  Ph.D. prior to appointment strongly preferred.  Send complete dossier, including (1) a letter of application (2) a curriculum vitae (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness (4) a writing sample not to exceed 25 pages, and (5) three confidential letters of recommendation to Dr. Robin Wang, Search Committee Chair, and send it by email to LMUPhilosophy@lmu.edu.  Complete applications must be received by December 1, 2017.  Pre-arranged interviews by video call will be conducted no later than January 12, 2018.

AOS:  Philosophy of Law.  AOCOpen.  JD or equivalent, in addition to Ph.D. prior to appointment, strongly preferred.  Send complete dossier, including (1) a letter of application (2) a curriculum vitae (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness (4) a writing sample not to exceed 25 pages, and (5) three confidential letters of recommendation to Dr. Christopher Kaczor, Search Committee Chair, and send it by email to LMUPhilosophy@lmu.edu.  Complete applications must be received by December 1, 2017.  Pre-arranged interviews by video call will be conducted no later than January 12, 2018.

AOS:  Virtue EthicsAOCFeminist Philosophy.  Ph.D. prior to appointment strongly preferred.  Send complete dossier, including (1) a letter of application (2) a curriculum vitae (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness (4) a writing sample not to exceed 25 pages, and (5) three confidential letters of recommendation to Dr. Jason Baehr, Search Committee Chair, and send it by email to LMUPhilosophy@lmu.edu.  Complete applications must be received by December 1, 2017.  Pre-arranged interviews by video call will be conducted no later than January 12, 2018.

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a position (open to applications from specialists in international relations or comparative politics) at the rank of Assistant Professor.  Courses to be taught include Introduction to International Relations, Politics of the Global Economy, and Global Poverty and Inequality. Expertise in South Asia as well as global experience a plus. We would also welcome courses on topics such as the global environment, sustainability and urbanization, which will aid in supporting our interdisciplinary initiatives. Ability to, and enthusiasm for, teaching Research Methods in rotation with subject areas courses is expected. The applicant will teach two undergraduate courses per semester, with one 3 course load semester every other year. We are seeking to hire a dedicated teacher and emerging scholar who will embrace the department’s mission of helping students become informed, analytically reflective, and engaged global citizens.  The application requires (1) a cover letter (outlining area of expertise, teaching and research interests, and resonance with LMU’s mission) (2) a curriculum vitae (3) a statement of teaching philosophy that demonstrates your approach to teaching in the liberal arts tradition, and, if applicable, teaching evaluations and/or sample syllabi; and (4) three letters of recommendation.  Candidate materials should be emailed together as a complete package to: M.J. Cho at POLSjobs@lmu.edu. Three letters of recommendation should be scanned and signed by the recommenders and emailed by the recommender directly to M.J. Cho: POLSjobs@lmu.edu. Please direct questions to M.J. Cho at the above address. Only electronic applications will be considered. We will begin reviewing applications on September 25; the position will be open until filled.  Candidates with a PhD are preferred; ABD applications who anticipate completion of the doctorate by Fall 2018 will be considered. Preliminary interviewing will be conducted at the APSA Annual Meeting.

The Department of Sociology invites applications for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Sociology whose scholarship focuses on social inequalities as they relate to one or more of the following areas: education, race, or the criminal justice system. Preference will be given to candidates who use quantitative research methods in their scholarship who can mentor undergraduate students in independent research projects using quantitative methods, and whose research attends to the spatial dimensions of inequalities.  Overall, candidates must have a demonstrated record of teaching effectiveness and scholarship. They should also demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion, student success, and engaging diverse communities, as the department places a high priority on diversity, social justice and inclusive pedagogy in fostering academic excellence. Candidates should be open to helping students develop as local and global citizens, e.g. experiential learning assignments, community engagement, and/or immersion experiences.  The department seeks candidates with the ability to contribute to one or more of our interdisciplinary programs, such as African American Studies, Chicano/a and Latino/a Studies, or Urban Studies.  Interested applicants are invited to send electronic copies of the following: a cover letter addressing statement of teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and two letters of reference by September 15, 2017. Candidate materials should be emailed together as a complete package to: Sociology Department at sociology@lmu.edu.

The Department of Urban and Environmental Studies invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The department seeks a candidate with expertise in international or national environmental policy, especially in the areas of climate change, water, energy, biodiversity, or environmental justice.  Preference will be given to candidates whose scholarship uses GIS methods and/or has urban relevance. The successful candidate will teach courses on environmental policy and introductory GIS, and ideally on environmental planning, sustainable cities, or introductory environmental studies, bringing an international or national perspective to the courses. Candidates should have an interest in helping students develop as local and global citizens, e.g. experiential learning assignments, community engagement, and/or immersion experiences. A PhD in an appropriate discipline is required. The department is particularly interested in candidates with the ability to contribute to one or more of our interdisciplinary programs, such as African American Studies, Chicano/a and Latino/a Studies, Women and Gender Studies, African American Studies, and International Relations. Applicants should send electronic copies of the following to urbanandenvironmentalstudies@lmu.edu: a letter of application addressing teaching and research interests; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation; evidence of teaching ability; and a writing sample. Application materials must be received by September 29, 2017.

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Chinese in Applied Linguistics, Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition or Sociolinguistics. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in language teaching at the college level, and possess native/near native proficiency in Chinese and English. The successful candidate must have knowledge of language proficiency assessment, expertise in the application of technology to language pedagogy, and experience teaching or developing engaged learning courses. The department is particularly interested in candidates with an inter-disciplinary teaching portfolio which will allow to cross-list courses with the Asian and Asian American Department, Modern Languages major, the School of Education, or other disciplines.  The normal teaching load for LMU faculty is 2-2-2-3 four unit courses in a two year cycle including lower and upper division language, and content classes in Chinese and English. Duties include the coordination of the Chinese minor Program, and teaching Linguistic courses in English for the Modern Languages major.  Evidence of strong scholarship or scholarly potential in areas consistent with the requirements of the position is necessary.  To apply, please, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and research objectives, sample syllabi, complete sets of student teaching evaluations (quantitative and qualitative), a copy of the official terminal degree transcript, and three letters of recommendation (one from a teaching supervisor). Application materials (in pdf format) should be uploaded along with the application to https://jobs.lmu.edu. Letters of recommendation must be submitted by the recommender directly to mdll@lmu.edu. Final application deadline is October 30, 2017.

The Department of Theological Studies invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Department seeks candidates with substantive training in Liturgical and Ritual Studies who possess broad familiarity with Catholic sacramental and theological traditions. Candidates should demonstrate knowledge of contemporary questions relating to worship and religious practice. They should be able to research and teach within the context of the diverse religious and cultural reality of Los Angeles; competency in Latino/a religion and practice is highly valued. Subfields may include cultural theory, practical theology, history, music, architecture, and spirituality. The position involves teaching in the University Core, the Theological Studies Major and Minor programs, and the Master of Arts programs in Theology and Pastoral Theology.  Applicants must show promise of excellence in both teaching and research. Experience with engaged scholarship and learning among diverse communities is desired. A Ph.D. or equivalent is required. Interested applicants are invited to send (1) a cover letter (outlining areas of teaching and research interests and resonance with LMU’s mission) (2) a curriculum vitae (3) a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests (4) a sample of scholarly writing (5) a copy of Ph.D. transcripts (6) three letters of recommendation. Materials 1-5 should be emailed together to Dr. Charlotte Radler, Chair of Liturgical/Ritual Studies Search Committee. Incomplete application packets will not be accepted. The three letters of recommendation should be emailed directly from recommenders by October 15th to Dr. Charlotte Radler THSTfacultysearch@lmu.edu. Only electronic submissions will be accepted. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the American Academy of Religion annual meeting in Boston. Applicants who are not at the meeting may be requested to have on-line video interviews.

The Department of Economics invites applications for three faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. For the first position at the rank of Assistant or Associate, we seek two candidates in Applied Macroeconomics or Urban Economics with complementary studies on minority communities. Candidates with experience in using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are strongly encouraged to apply.  For the second position at the rank of Assistant, we seek one candidate in Health/Education Economics, Political Economy or Environmental Economics.

Departmental representatives will attend the ASSA meetings in San Francisco in January 2018, where interviews will be conducted.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, teaching evaluations (if available), one or more research papers, and three letters of recommendation. All candidates must apply online at http://www.econjobmarket.org.  We will begin reviewing files October 16, 2017, and all materials should be submitted by December 1, 2017 to guarantee full consideration.

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The Department of Management Information Systems invites applications for two tenure-track positions in at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.  Candidates should demonstrate potential for conducting high quality research as well as teaching in Information Systems and/or Business Analytics.  Teaching duties at both the undergraduate and MBA levels may include teaching MIS courses such as Systems Analysis and Design, Networking and Telecommunications, E-Business, Introductory MIS courses, as well as courses in Business Analytics and Data Science.  At the Assistant level, a Ph.D. or DBA in MIS (or related discipline) is required along with evidence of teaching effectiveness and research potential. At the Associate level, candidates should also have a record of successful research and publications. While the appointment involves teaching at both the undergraduate and MBA levels, candidates with an interest and/or prior experience in executive education (e.g. our EMBA program) are encouraged to apply. Salary: Competitive. Applicants should e-mail a cover letter outlining qualifications and interests, a detailed curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a list of three references with contact information, and a sample of research work to MIS2017@lmu.edu.  We will be interviewing at AMCIS 2017 in Boston this summer, so please let us know if you will be attending that conference.  For more information, contact the Search Committee:  Robbie Nakatsu (rnakatsu@lmu.edu) or Kala Seal (kseal@lmu.edu).

The Department of Management invites applications and nominations for a new tenure-track position in Entrepreneurship. The vibrant Entrepreneurship program at Loyola Marymount University has been consistently ranked among the top programs in the United States. The College of Business is seeking an outstanding candidate for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position to start in the Fall of 2018. The ideal candidate would have the following qualifications: A graduate degree, preferably a Ph.D., in an Entrepreneurship-related discipline or comparable field; a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring students at undergraduate and graduate levels; and a strong track record or potential for conducting and publishing relevant and impactful research. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made.   Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae or resume, along with a cover letter/statement of interest that addresses his/her qualifications and indicates how he/she anticipates contributing to LMU’s mission.  Electronic submissions are encouraged.  Documents can be submitted to: Dr. David Y Choi; Entrepreneurship Faculty Search Committee, College of Business Administration; Hilton Center for Business; Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045; dchoi@lmu.edu; (310)338-2344.

COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION AND FINE ARTS

The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidates is required to have a Ph.D. in Theatre, Theatre History, Performance Studies or related field and/or an M.F.A.in Acting.  Preference will be given to candidates with both, but either is acceptable.  Candidate must also have experience in acting and/or directing; teaching at the university level; international experience; and evidence of a research agenda and a body of publications.  Familiarity or expertise in theories and practice of Theatre pedagogy and Theatre education is desired.  Duties include (1) teaching courses in acting at all levels, courses in theatre pedagogy at the graduate level, and other courses according to the candidate’s areas of expertise and the Department’s needs. Preference will be given to candidates who are able to teach courses that integrate diverse cultures, content, and issues, and who are able to teach students from a wide range of cultural and educational backgrounds. The candidate will also be expected to advise undergraduate majors and masters students. Collaborate with faculty, staff, guest artists, and students in production, as needed. Mentor undergraduate students, preparing them for graduate school and professional work in theatre and film/television and new media, and graduate students, preparing them for careers in teaching acting. (2) Maintain ongoing creative and scholarly engagement in publication and/or creative work, regularly attend and present at academic conferences, and carry out an ongoing research agenda in order to be considered for retention, promotion and tenure.  LMU places high value on faculty who are able to involve students in their scholarly and creative work.  We are looking for an active, prolific teacher/scholar/artist. (3) Engage in service at the university, college, and department level, as well as in the field. Interested applicants are invited to send: (1) Letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) sample scholarship and/or creative work, and (4) a minimum of three and maximum of five letters of recommendation to Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr., Chair, ATTN: Jeanine Connor, Administrative Assistant, THEATRE ARTS PROGRAM, Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Drive, MS 8210, Los Angeles, CA 90045. Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2017.  Applications will not be accepted after December 15, 2017.

 

 

 

 

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